TWO MBANJE SMOKERS FINED
Written by Panashe Madzinga on March 16, 2018
Two Zvishavane men who were caught smoking marijuana have been fined by a local court.
Fredmore Dende and Sheunesu Rima both from Zvishavane where each slapped with a $85 fine by Zvishavane magistrate Archie Wochuinga after they were found smoking the illegal substance near near Gresham primary school in Mandava.
State prosecutor Tinashe Maponde told the court that the two were approached by police officers and found smoking marijuana and were immediately arrested.
They both pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a dangerous drug as defined in section 157(1)(a) of the Criminal law Codification Act.
Magistrate Wochuinga ordered them to pay $85 each or spend 30 days in prison.